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According to USA Today, Omaha ranks eighth among the nation's 50 largest cities in both per capita billionaires and Fortune 500 companies of which there are five. The best known probably is Berkshire Hathaway.
Omaha's fortune 500 companies, including Berkshire Hathaway.
Tourism in Omaha benefits the city's economy greatly, with the annual College World Series providing important revenue and the city's Henry Doorly Zoo serving as the top attraction in Nebraska. Omaha hosted the Olympic swim trials in 2008, and is scheduled to do so again in 2012.   

Today, the diverse culture of Omaha includes a variety of performance venues, museums, and musical heritage, including a fine symphony and chamber orchestra, the Omaha Opera Company, the historically-significant jazz scene in North Omaha and the modern and influential "Omaha Sound". Sports have been important in Omaha for more than a century, and the city currently hosts three professional sports teams. Omaha also has a number of recreational trails and parks located throughout the city.

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska, United States, founded in 1854 and is the county seat of Douglas County. It is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 20 miles north of the mouth of the Platte River. According to the 2010 Census, Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the nation's  42nd largest city in the United States. The core city is the 60th largest metropolitan area with a 2005 estimated population of 858,720.

Omaha is home to dozens of nationally, regionally and locally significant landmarks. The city has more than a dozen historic districts and has almost one hundred individual properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The modern economy is diverse and built on skilled knowledge jobs. In 2008 Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranked Omaha the No. 3 best city in the United States to "live, work and play. In 2009, Forbes identified Omaha as the nation's number one "Best Bang For The Buck City" and number one on "America's Fastest-Recovering Cities" list.



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